Master of Arts (MA) in Archaeology in Leiden in Netherlands

Compare MA Programs in Archaeology 2019 in Leiden in Netherlands


Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

Archaeology is the study of the culture and history of past civilizations through the structures and artifacts left behind, such as physical remains, artwork, tools and religious items. A particular period of time, a region of the world or a specific type of society will often be the student's focus.

The people, language, and culture of the Netherlands is referred to as "Dutch". A modern European country today, Netherlands preserved its highly international character and is known for its liberal mentality. The Netherlands has many universities. The country has recently converted their own titles into the bachelor/master system. There are two types of universities: Academic (focussing more on theoretical knowledge, aka "Universiteit") or Applied Sciences (focussing more on practical knowledge, aka "Hogeschool")

The city of Leiden hosts Hollands oldest university with strong affiliations to the Royal House, whose members tend to be former students. In this South Holland city, you will also find the Webster University Leiden and the University of Applied Sciences Leiden.

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MA Archaeology (Research)

Leiden University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Leiden The Hague + 1 more

This two-year programme focuses on top-quality interdisciplinary research and the acquisition of high-level research skills. This offers a strong basis for an academic career in archaeology. [+]

The Research Master’s programme in Archaeology is the most diverse in the Netherlands. Benefit from our extensive experience and reputation in archaeological research.

Choose Archaeology at Leiden University:

The two-year master's programme in Archaeology (research) is organised around the excellent research for which Leiden has reached international renown. There are 7 different focus areas, centred on the research projects that reflect the broad spectrum of research undertaken within the Faculty:

Human Origins Prehistoric Farming Communities in Europe Town and Country in the Mediterranean Region and the Near East Religion and Society in Native American Cultures Archaeological Heritage in a Globalising World The Transformation of the Roman World Bioarchaeology ... [-]